## THERMAL SCIENCE

International Scientific Journal

### FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER OF MHD GRAPHENE OXIDE-WATER NANOFLUID BETWEEN TWO NON-PARALLEL WALLS

**ABSTRACT**

The steady 2-D heat transfer and flow between two non-parallel walls of a graphene oxide nanofluid in presence of uniform magnetic field are investigated in this paper. The analytical solution of the non-linear problem is obtained by Galerkin optimal homotopy asymptotic method. At first a similarity transformation is used to reduce the partial differential equations modeling the flow and heat transfer to ordinary non-linear differential equation systems containing the semi angle between the plate’s parameter, Reynolds number, the magnetic field strength, nanoparticle volume fraction, Eckert and Prandtl numbers. Finally, the obtained analytical results have been compared with results achieved from previous works in some cases.

**KEYWORDS**

PAPER SUBMITTED: 2015-05-13

PAPER REVISED: 2015-06-19

PAPER ACCEPTED: 2015-07-01

PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2015-07-03

**THERMAL SCIENCE** YEAR

**2017**, VOLUME

**21**, ISSUE

**5**, PAGES [2095 - 2104]

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